Make a resolve
to win the maximum favour of Allah by performing extra
voluntary prayers (Nawaafil), making frequent Du'a and
increased remembrance (Dhikr).
Try to recite some Quran after every Prayer. In fact if you
read 3-4 pages after every Prayer you can easily finish the
entire Quran in Ramadan.
Study the Tafseer (commentary) every morning.
Invite a person you are not very close with or your
relatives to your home for Iftar, at least once a week. You
will notice the blessings in your relationships.
Bring life to your family. Everyday, try to conclude the
fast with your family and spend some quality time together
to understand each other better.
Give gifts on 'Eid to at least 5 people: 2 to your family
members, 2 to your good friends, and 1 to a person whom you
love purely for the sake of Allah.
Make commitment to join Islamic study circles or Halaqas to
learn more about Islam and improve your own life.
Donate generously to the masjid, Islamic organizations, and
any where people are in need or oppressed. "This is a
month of sharing."
Share Ramadan and its teachings of peace & patience with
Sleep little, eat little. Make sure you do not defeat the
purpose of fasting by over-indulging in food and being
Seek the rare and oft-neglected rewards of 'the night better
than a 1000 months',Laylatul-Qadr.
Weep in private for the forgiveness of your sins: It is the
month of forgiveness and Allah's Mercy! It's never too
Learn to control your tongue and lower your gaze. Remember
the Prophet's warning that lying, backbiting, and a lustful
gaze all violate the fast.
Encourage others to enjoin and love goodness, and to abandon
everything that Allah dislikes. Play the role of a Da'ee
(one who invites to Allah) with zeal, passion, and
Experience the joy of Tahajjud prayers late at night and
devote yourself purely and fully to Allah in the I'tikaf
retreat during the last 10 days of Ramadan.
Remember: "Time is not money or gold; it is life
itself and is limited. You must begin to appreciate every
moment of your life and always strive to make the best use